9 Episodes • By PBS NewsHour • www.pbs.org/newshour/podcasts/br...
In 1997, Ricky Kidd was sentenced to life without parole for a double homicide he says he didn't commit. And he says his court-appointed lawyer is the reason. In the U.S. justice system, everyone has the right to an attorney, even if you can't afford one. But what happens when your lawyer is overwor ...more
An update from Ricky Kidd
It's been about a year since Ricky Kidd was exonerat... more
Oct 5 2020 29m
Introducing America, Interrupted
Much of what we've heard about the coronavirus is fr... more
May 7 2020 25m
Epilogue: Life after life in prison
Ricky Kidd is finally free -- thanks to his pro bono... more
Dec 13 2019 35m
Episode 5: Where do we go from here?
After 23 years behind bars, and a crushing defeat in... more
Dec 4 2019 36m
Episode 4: Public defenders fight back
The most common tool used to attack problems in publ... more
Nov 26 2019 23m
Episode 3: When things go wrong
The American justice system is based around the idea... more
Nov 20 2019 28m
Episode 2: How did we get here?
Americans didn't always have the right to an attorne... more
Nov 13 2019 29m